Academic Mentor

  Intercollegiate Athletics
  West Region
  Sports Services
  Posted/Updated: 07/13/20

Job Summary


  • The primary responsibility of an AS2 academic mentor is to serve as a mentor to freshmen and transfer student-athletes.
  • The AS2 Academic Mentor program is a professional practice experience that provides exposure to academic support services, academic counseling, NCAA continuing academic eligibility rules, and athletics administration.
  • Through hands-on experience academic mentors receive valuable feedback on their development and demonstration of essential professional skills.
  • Academic mentors will be assigned to support a variety of student-athletes across the 25 teams.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Outstanding interpersonal and verbal communications skills to articulate and report academic expectations and progress; and the use of correct spelling, grammar, and punctuation in written communication.
  • Must be self-directed and able to effectively prioritize and handle multiple tasks subject to frequent interruptions.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in situations that may be time sensitive or otherwise highly pressured, with a variety of individuals including students, academic personnel, and staff.
  • Offer of employment is contingent upon obtaining positive results from a pre-employment background screening.
  • Must be able to attend a brief hiring session via Zoom between September 1 st - 15 th .
  • Must be able to attend training sessions via Zoom from September 22 nd - 24 th .

Job Requirements:

  • Until further notice, the University is operating remotely; this will require all meetings/trainings to be held via Zoom 
  • You must have access to a computer with stable internet connection, camera and audio capabilities to complete job requirements.
  • Assist student-athletes in developing a success plan by setting large-scale attainable academic goals and support them by completing smaller targeted practical tasks.
  • Monitor student-athlete transition to a competitive university environment by seeking and utilizing campus resources.
  • Maintain a regular schedule of recurring mentoring meetings as assigned.
  • Assess and report on student-athletes’ progress and foster academic accountability.
  • Participate in all mandatory initial and ongoing training and professional development sessions as scheduled by AS2 and DIA.
  • Perform general administrative tasks as needed and complete various projects as assigned by supervisors.
  • Learn and follow all department policies, university standards of academic integrity, applicable NCAA Bylaws, and confidentiality agreements.
  • 17-20 hours per week, must be able to work Monday through Thursday between the hours of 8am – 5pm.

How to Apply for Position:

Upgrade your account to paid subscription and gain access to this job as well as all other sports job opportunities:

Upgrade to a premium membership for complete access!

Subscribe today and gain access to 1,898 jobs in the sports industry - Cancel anytime

Payment Details

*By joining, you agree to the Terms of Agreement and to receive important email communications. To ensure uninterrupted service, your membership will be autorenewed at the regular price at the time you joined. You may cancel at any time. Simply refer to our Cancellation Policy.

Similar Jobs

Talent Pipeline - Programming/Scheduling/Research
  Sports Media
  West Region
  Sports Services
  Posted/Updated: 05/27/20
Talent Pipeline - Production/Digital/Social
  Sports Media
  West Region
  Sports Media
  Posted/Updated: 07/22/20
Physical Education Substitute Teacher
  Independent School (CA)
  West Region
  Sports Services
  Posted/Updated: 08/07/20
Minor League Coach
  Baseball Team
  West Region
  Sports Services
  Posted/Updated: 08/07/20
Vice President, Licensing & Consumer Products
  Sports Media
  West Region
  Sports Services
  Posted/Updated: 08/05/20

Ready to Get Started?

Get access to the most up-to-date live sports jobs now!